Nitromethane

CAS RN:75-52-5

Identification

Substance: Nitromethane

CAS RN: 75-52-5

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 1261; Nitromethane

STCC:
    49 070 30; Nitromethane

State:
    liquid
    liquid, viscous
Color:
    colorless
Odor:
    fruity/floral/sweet
pH:
    acid (0-6)
     weak acid (6)
    neutral (7)
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)
Vapor Density:
    settles in air (> 1)

Neurological:
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    drowsiness
    fatigue/weakness
    dizziness
    headache
    lack of coordination
    spasms/seizures
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
Nose:
    nasal irritation
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    mouth irritation
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    arrhythmia
    bradycardia
    tachycardia
    hypotension/shock
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    shortness of breath
    resp burning/irritation
    pulmonary edema
    coughing/choking
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    nausea
    vomiting
    diarrhea
Skin:
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    skin swelling
    rash
    skin redness
    cyanosis/blue

NFPA704-Health:
    2 - Moderate
NFPA704-Flammability:
    3 - Serious
NFPA704-Instability:
    4 - Extreme
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Class 3 - Flammable liquids (and Combustible liquids [U.S.])
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
    Class 3 - Liquids, flammable/combustible
Rail Car:
    Low Pressure Tank Car
    Box Car
Road Trailer:
    DOT406, TC406, SCT306, MC306, TC306
    DOT407, TC407, SCT307, MC307, TC307
    DOT412, TC412, SCT312, MC312, TC312
    Mixed Cargo
    Intermodal Tank
    Vacuum Tanker
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